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Author Fiske, Kate E., author.

Title Autism and the family : understanding and supporting parents and siblings : ready-to-implement resources and approaches for professionals in school and clinical settings / Kate E. Fiske ; foreword by Tristram Smith.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : W.W Norton & Company, [2017]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  618.9285882 FIS    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  618.9285882 FIS    AVAILABLE
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Description xxii, 311 pages ; 25 cm.
Series A Norton professional book
Note "A Norton professional book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Understanding the experience of diagnosis -- Recognizing patterns of parent stress over time -- Appreciating the effects of ASD on parents and their relationships -- Providing support for siblings -- Integrating extended family in care and treatment -- Understanding a family's culture -- Identifying key coping strategies -- Building a strong rapport with parents -- Guiding parents in the treatment of autism -- Conclusion.
Summary "Drawing on clinical research and first-hand family interviews, this book helps clinicians understand the experiences of parents and siblings of a child with ASD from the time of diagnosis through adulthood. It provides clear recommendations for sensitive, informed professional support."--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Autistic children -- Family relationships.
Parents of autistic children.
Autism in children -- Treatment.
Autism in children -- Treatment.
Autistic children -- Family relationships.
Parents of autistic children.
ISBN 9780393710557 (hardcover)
0393710556 (hardcover)
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